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#6050748 - 11/26/15 03:45 AM Crossbow Scope for Christmas?
swillbucket Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 11/25/15
Posts: 2
Hi
wow, this is a cool forum. Can't believe that I just found it. Hope that I can contribute some stuff as well as learn some stuff too.

Got a question that I hope some of the more experienced crossbow hunters out there can help with. I am thinking of getting a new crossbow scope as my Xmas gift to myself.

Got about $200 to spend and was wondering what's worth buying? Got any particular recommendations?

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#6051040 - 11/26/15 09:33 AM Re: Crossbow Scope for Christmas? [Re: swillbucket]
rjd Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/22/06
Posts: 847
Loc: Mabank, TEXAS
Nikon, Redfield, Hawke all make nice scopes in that price range. A lot would depend on what bow you have (speed) and what reticule you like. JMO

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#6051152 - 11/26/15 10:50 AM Re: Crossbow Scope for Christmas? [Re: swillbucket]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7016
Loc: Lubbock, TX
There are several crossbow forums and most of those guys lean towards Hawke.


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#6051163 - 11/26/15 10:56 AM Re: Crossbow Scope for Christmas? [Re: swillbucket]
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Registered: 09/27/06
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Hawke makes a good crossbow scope. In that price range also look at Nikon an Excalibur Tac Zone.
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#6052765 - 11/27/15 10:50 AM Re: Crossbow Scope for Christmas? [Re: swillbucket]
PiePuncher Offline
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Registered: 09/18/09
Posts: 493
Loc: Fort Worth
Nikon or Hawke

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#6057565 - 11/30/15 05:46 AM Re: Crossbow Scope for Christmas? [Re: swillbucket]
swillbucket Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 11/25/15
Posts: 2
Hey guys, sorry I took so long to get back to the conversation. Many thanks for the suggestions. While I was away, I read this post on DD Bow Hunting that gave some good advice on what you need to know when upgrading from a basic crossbow scope to something better.

I am leaning towards a Hawke after all the above recommendations. Good quality and a trusted brand.

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